IT Risk Manager at Accion Microfinance Bank Limited


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    Established in 2007, Accion Microfinance Bank has a mission, “To economically empower micro-entrepreneurs and low-income earners by providing financial services in a sustainable, ethical and profitable manner.” The bank has an extensive branch network where customers have easy access to various products and services that include savings, loans, micro-i…

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    IT Risk Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 10 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job Responsibilities

    • To Support the Head, Risk & Internal Control in understanding and developing the I.T Risk assessment strategy, plans and I.T risk-related issues at business and operational level.
    • Prepares IT risk assessment plan which includes all Units and processes in Information Technology department.
    • Communicate risk assessment results to appropriate parties; ensure that issues are addressed and corrective actions are implemented.
    • Collect information and review documentation to ensure that risk scenarios are identified and evaluated.
    • Performs vulnerability scan of servers and network devices to ascertain vulnerabilities inherent in them using Qualyguard with a view to remediating the identified gaps.
    • Carry out user management on the Core Banking application (T24). Also, supervise the activities of the System Control Officer.
    • Carry out user management on the Core Banking application (T24). Also, supervise the activities of the System Control Officer.
    • Ensure that all IT policies and procedures are compliant with regulatory requirements.
    • Test information systems controls to verify effectiveness and efficiency prior to implementation.
    • Develop and implement risk responses to ensure that risk factors and events are addressed in a cost-effective manner and in line with business objectives.
    • Develop a risk awareness program to ensure that stakeholders understand risk and contribute to the risk management process and to promote a risk-aware culture.
    • Create and maintain a risk register to ensure that all identified risk factors are accounted for.
    • Follow-up on Internal Audit report to ensure that IT control issues highlighted are resolved within appropriate timeline.
    • Other activities as may be assigned by the Head, Risk & Control or MD/CEO.

    Qualification & Experiences

    • Master’s & Bachelor’s Degree in any of Accounting, Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology
    • 10+ years of IT Risk/Auditing/Control experience
    • CISA certifications.

    Key Performance:

    • Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions.
    • Organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department projects.
    • Ability to impart knowledge and develop the competencies of direct reports.

    Required Knowledge:

    • Proficient in using computer software (e.g., SQL, Excel) and application systems
    • Familiarity with Core Banking Application systems like Temenos T24 Banking Software.
    • Knowledge of Risk assessment processes/procedures
    • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
    • Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, balancing priorities and deliverables.
    • Competent interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to lead projects and mentor others
    • Ability to evaluate business processes and IT technology, identify risks and evaluate controls.
    • Written communication skills, ability to share and impart knowledge

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ACCION Microfinance Bank on to apply

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